African American Advisory Council

Talented 10th Poetry Slam

The City of Hollywood African American Advisory Council invites high school students to participate in the poetry/spoken word Open Mic Night at Hollywood City Hall on Wednesday, February 8th and again on February, 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Students are encouraged to write their poems based on the topic of "EDUCATION". Students should be prepared to recite their poem during the events. First place winners will receive a "Kindle Tablet" courtesy of Liberia Economic and Social Development and AT&T Pioneers. Poems must be submitted prior to the events. Click the link above to submit your poem for consideration. For more information, please call City of Hollywood Community Development at 954.921.3271.


The African American Advisory Council's purpose is to keep the Commission and staff informed about the needs and concerns of African Americans in the City of Hollywood. The council is dedicated to promoting fairness and equality in economic, employment, housing, education and cultural opportunities.

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African American History and Culture Workshop Series

Barry University, in partnership with the City of Hollywood's African American Advisory Council, hosted an African American History and Culture Workshop Series in 2015. The workshops covered a wide variety of topics and proved to be an interactive, educational experience that included noted lecturers, informative film clips, story-telling and role-play activities. The series launched on February, 2015 and continued through the month of April. The videos are available for viewing on the City's YouTube Channel.


Email Addresses
Term Expires
Linda Hill Anderson 06/30/2018
Joann Fullington-Reese 06/30/2020
Henry Graham 06/30/2018
Jean Gustin  06/30/2020
James Marshall 06/30/2018
Mary Mites-Campbell 06/30/2020
Mimose Moise 06/30/2020
Carolyn Pitter 06/30/2020
Samuel Prime 06/30/2018
Shantoya Robinson 06/30/2020
David Rosa, Jr. 06/30/2018
Emmanuel Touze 06/30/2018
Nila Williams 06/30/2018
Dudley Etienne-Harvard (Alternate) 06/30/2020
Chanel Williams (Alternate) 06/30/2020
Vacant (Alternate)   06/30/2020

There is one position vacant. Contact Staff Liaison Anthony Grisby at 954.921.3271 for more information.